Carrie: Musical Info & Synopsis


Carrie tells the story of Carrie White, a misunderstood high school student. Bullied by her classmates and oppressed by her religiously zealous mother, Carrie discovers she possesses telekinetic powers. As she navigates the treacherous world of teenage angst, Carrie’s powers escalate, leading to a catastrophic climax on prom night. The musical explores themes of bullying, power, and the consequences of isolation.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1988)

Cast Size: 14+

Genre: Horror

Setting: Present / USA (Maine)

Creative Team

Music: Michael Gore

Lyrics: Dean Pitchford

Book: Lawrence D. Cohen

Cast Albums

Premiere Cast (2012)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, Based on a Book, Dark, Edgy, Female Leads, High SchoolHorror, One-Word, Pop/Rock, School

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